Las Vegas -- Fall Weekend Trip

The solitude and beauty of Red Rocks State Park lies in amazing contrast with the major departure city, Las Vegas. Most of these pictures are from a moderate (5.6/5.7) route called 'Cat in the Hat'.

The approach to the climb. The particular crag we climbed is the small cone-shaped formation in the middle of the picture:

A view of the route we took, along the ramp on the right, then up to the top of the 'pink-ish' slab near the top-left:

A closer view, you can see a party about 1/3 of the way up the route, in blue.